Canine Handler

Middletown, DE

The Dog Stop® is looking for enthusiastic Canine Handlers to join their team. Knowledge of the dog care industry is a plus but not required provided the candidate is capable of quickly learning the ins and outs of dog behavior and our range of services.  We do require a positive attitude, outgoing personality, dedication to providing an unparalleled experience for our clientele, and, of course, a love of dogs.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising and directing safe and positive play
  • Maintaining a clean and healthy environment for guests
  • Ensuring guests and their owners feel comfortable and are receiving the level of service they’ve come to expect from The Dog Stop®
  • Contributing to a positive team environment


  • Must be able to stand and walk around for six hours
  • Must be 18 years old and up
  • Must have open availability
  • Team player
  • Keen to details
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work different shifts or at least three of our shifts:

Shifts are:


6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Holidays are required

You’ll find many great benefits awaiting you at The Dog Stop®:

  • Discount on all retail products
  • Free and discounted services
  • Bring your dog to work!
  • Optional 401K enrollment  
  • Paid vacation days
  • A fun and exciting work environment

Pay Starts at $10.00 per hour. 

Respond with your résumé today to join a great team working to provide the best dog care available in this booming industry. 

JOB CODE: Middletown